Course Information

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For an explanation of the qualifications offered by the TCIA, see the accreditation page.

Due to the low guide to participant ratios required for climbing/abseiling instruction and assessment, the current rates for TCIA services are:

  • $240/day for all training days for ICG, BAI, TRA, SPG and Climbing Skills Courses where ratios are at least 2:5 (2 guides to 5 participants)
  • $280/day for training days with a ratio of 1:2 – usually only SPG/MPG Courses
  • $500/day for all 1:1 training
  • $295/session for assessment in BAI/TRA/SPG (each session is approximately 4 hours)
  • $500/day for assessment in MPG

* all courses have limited spaces available, please make sure to book and pay for your course at least two weeks prior to the courses advertised date to guarantee your spot.

** assessment includes first year of TCIA Membership – thereafter a recurring cost of $100 every two years is payable as part of the requalification process.

Special : Indoor Climbing Guide training and assessment run on two consecutive days (with a ratio of at least 5:2) will be only $475 per participant.

Our more advanced courses assume a certain level of knowledge, please discuss this with the secretary prior to booking onto a course.

Note: These costs are calculated on the assumption of training and assessment being run at the Lassie’s Wall area (Freycinet) or in the Hobart/Launceston area over a scheduled TCIA training and assessment weekend. Alterations to location, guide:participant ratios or indeed group bookings, may lead to a change in course costs.

Assessment Courses

Training Courses

Beginners Weekends